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by karlos
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: MARS September Launch - BUMPED 24hrs NOW 17/9/17
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Re: MARS September Launch - BUMPED 24hrs NOW 17/9/17

Good call Marty! Just looked at the weather report, and Saturday morning looks like a shocker. However Sunday is shaping up to be perfect - ah Victorian weather; you've got to love it! :-)
by karlos
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Hey Rocketeers We have a media-share at he following link... https://nikoplus-my.sharepoint.com/personal/marsattacks_rocket_org_au/_layouts/15/guestaccess.aspx?folderid=1cfc3cf3436f244c382d8cc0d0ee598a2&authkey=AZ_vJbeF6vZZrdqyRxKajUw There's already lots of stuff posted, but we want lots more! ...
by karlos
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Hey Rocketeers Well it's all over - MARS Attacks has come and gone, and it was...AWESOME!!! There will be a full report coming, and also a spot where people can send their photos and videos, which will be announced soon. We had some amazing flights; and although Saturday's weather wasn't great, Sund...
by karlos
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Hey Rocketeers... just keeping the hype going! The seven-day weather report is looking great for the weekend, so this is really going to happen baby!! All the planning is going like clockwork, and the local farmer and publican couldn't be better, or more helpful. There will be a huge campfire on Sat...
by karlos
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Today we're talking prizes. There will be lots of DVDs of 'MARS Attacks' (the Hollywood Movie) to be won at the event, plus T-shirts and other giveaways, but there will also be a couple of very special awards, including... We are very proud to announce the 'Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Golden Ro...
by karlos
Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Sorry - as a couple of people have pointed out to me, I forgot about the 'Rocket Fuel Bar' at Thunda (although my liver may never forget!). Today's announcement is about trying to get bookings finalised... the bargain-sale prices finish on Monday, and we won't be taking anymore meal bookings after t...
by karlos
Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

A few people have been asking for directions to the field at Wychitella... Our main headquarters for the event will be the very welcoming Wychitella Pub, where we will have lots of information posted about locations, contact numbers, event times, etc. It will also be where the Saturday night banquet...
by karlos
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Three weeks to go until MARS Attacks!!! - I'm getting excited now... We've just confirmed that there will be a fireworks show at the Saturday night booze-up, which should be a lot of fun for the little kids (and us slightly older kids!). For those interested in seeing how another branch of rocketry ...
by karlos
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Hey Guys The fabulous 'MARS Attacks' shirts are now available on the site: Grab your limited edition T-Shirt for the Inaugural MARS ATTACKS National Rocket Launch 12-13 August 2017. Orders for T-Shirts MUST be received by 31/07/2017 and can be placed here: https://rocket.org.au/product/mars-attacks-...
by karlos
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: MARS July Launch
Replies: 0
Views: 124

MARS July Launch

Hey Rocketeers There is a flurry of rocket activity going on in Victoria at the moment... Tripoli was bumped last weekend, so is aiming for this weekend, and the MARS guys are all focusing on preparation for next months huge event 'MARS Attacks'. So we have decided to scrub the MARS July launch, so ...
by karlos
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Australian Model Rocket Society
Topic: New Certified SCR Composite Rocket Motors
Replies: 10
Views: 3035

Re: New Certified SCR Composite Rocket Motors

Fantastic! Any idea when they'll be available?
by karlos
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Hey Guys This is mainly for our WA and QLD pals... Victoria in Winter can be cold! I know you may not be familiar with that word, but please make sure you pack lots of warm gear for the Saturday night camp-out. I will have a fire going all night, but it may not cut it for you guys in shorts, thongs ...
by karlos
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

In exciting rocket news - 'MARS Attacks', the National launch for this year (12th and 13th of August) is really starting to come together... After a bit of a delay, the location at Whychitella (about 30 minutes North of Serpentine) has been confirmed, and is going to be a brilliant place for a two-d...
by karlos
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: MARS Attacks - 12 & 13 August 2017
Topic: MARS Attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: MARS Attacks

Watch this space Ladies and Gentleman... 'MARS Attacks' is happening, but details have been a bit sketchy so far, as we've been waiting for a couple of things to fall into place. Our ducks are now all in a row; so planning for the biggest rocket event in Victoria for 2017, is now in full swing! More...
by karlos
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Australian Youth Rocketry Challenge
Topic: AYRC 2017 Victoria round - 17 June
Replies: 6
Views: 1951

Re: AYRC 2017 Victoria round - 17 June

What a fantastic day of rocketry! Absolutely first rate fun - and lots and lots of interested kids. Well done to all involved - it takes lots of behind-the-scenes coordination to pull of such a successful event. Post some photos people... :-)

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